Asset optimisation – securing wastewater treatment fit for the future

Asset optimisation that can fuse legacy infrastructure with new modular technology creates robust futureproofed treatment plants with the flexibility to adapt to those innovations sitting just beneath the horizon.

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Cost-efficient Hybrid-SAF™ permanently replaces RBC for United Utilities

WPL’s Hybrid-SAF™ enhanced biological treatment process will be retrofitted into the existing RBC tank – WPL’s team worked closely with United Utilities to identify the most effective and cost-efficient solution.

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WPL leads on health and safety standard

WPL has made a rapid transition to the new health and safety standard set by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 45001. Operations manager Lee Thurston says “Our safety record is already excellent and last year we celebrated 1,000 days without any reportable incidents. We want to make absolutely sure that everyone goes home in exactly the same condition they arrived in the morning.”

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Wessex Water achieves 75% saving with enhanced process

Andrew Gulliford, process design manager at Wessex Water said, “Working closely with WPL at the earliest stages of planning for Sherborne water recycling facility meant that together we could completely reimagine the possibilities at this constrained site. Wessex Water customers will benefit from the 75% cost saving on this project and the energy efficiencies achieved will help deliver our sustainability target.”

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WPL presents energy-saving wastewater treatment to Welsh Water

WPL submerged biological treatment technology fits more process capacity inside an existing WwTW vessel – steel, concrete and GRP. This not only brings down energy use per m³ treated, it also brings down the site footprint required. With changes and a tightening of discharge standards, in most instances, upgrading an existing works requires no additional tank capacity.

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Packaged wastewater treatment group widens focus

The group will now fully include wastewater systems up to 1,000 PE – Convenor Andrew Baird, who is also technical director at WPL, believes the change is the natural progression for the group to expand its capability. He said, “Changes in the market for packaged wastewater treatment systems mean we want to bring new members into the group.

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Scottish Water awards wastewater contracts for housing development

Hampshire-based WPL has won three supplier framework contracts for wastewater treatment plant and equipment with public utility Scottish Water. The contracts cover both hire and purchase agreements and the first hire plant will soon be installed at Winchburgh, a fast-growing £1 billion residential development 11 miles west of Edinburgh.

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WPL technical director joins BSI wastewater committee

WPL’s technical director Andrew Baird has been accepted to the British Standards Institute (BSI) as a member of its committee on wastewater treatment plants. Baird will join as British Water’s representative in Working Group 41, helping shape two British Standards (BS) that will also contribute to European Norms (EN). BS EN 12566-3:2016 is the standard […]

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WPL wins wastewater contract for Quorn plant

Richard Smith, process engineer at Marlow Foods said, “This is an exciting time for Marlow Foods as we expand our site and workforce and increase production of Quorn. Making sure we meet our environmental obligations is very important to us and our world-leading brands and we look forward to working closely with WPL to meet this requirement.”

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